Prof. Thomas S. Kickler

School of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University, USA
Full Professor



1969-1973  Doctor of Medicine, West Virginia University
1965-1969  Bachelor of Arts, West Virginia University


  1. The TRAP Study Group: Davis K, Enright H, Kickler T, Lee E, McFarland J, McCullough J, Rodey G, Schiffer CA, Slichter SJ Woodson R. Factors affecting posttransfusion platelet increments, platelet refractoriness, and platelet transfusion intervals in thrombocytopenic patients. Blood. 2005 May 15;105(10):4106-14.
  2. Brotman D, Jayesh J. Kickler TS. Effect of Glucocorticoids Upon Hemostasis and Fibrinolysis. Hemostasis & Thrombosis Research Journal. 93:914-918, 2005.
  3. Kickler TS. Studies On the Immunohematology of Fetal and Neonatal Alloimmune Thrombocytopenia. Transfusion 45:64-67, 2005.
  4. Murphy MF, Kickler TS, Goodnough LT. What Drives Transfusion Safety? Developments in Biologicals 120:217-219. 2005.
  5. Williams M, Vaidya M, Kickler TS, Ouyang P. Long-term hormone replacement therapy does not cause increased platelet activation. Am Heart J. 2005 Sep;150(3):434-8.
  6. Williams MS, KicklerTS. Evaluation of platelet function in aspirin treated patients with coronary artery disease. J of Thrombosis and Hemostasis 21:241-247, 2006.
  7. Kickler TS, Oguni S, Borowitz M. High Fluorescent Platelets as a Marker of Increased Platelet Turnover. American J of Clinical Pathology 125: 282-7, 2006.
  8. Danowski A, KicklerTS, Petri M. Anti beta glycoprotein I: Prevalence, Clinical Coreelations and Importance of persistent positivity in patients with antiphospholipid syndrome and systemic lupus erythematosus. J of Rheumatology 33:1775-9, 2006.
  9. Kickler TS. Platelet Biology.Transfusion Alternatives in Transfusion Medicine. 2:79-85, 2006.
  10. Kickler TS. Alternatives to platelet transfusions in the management of platelet dysfunction or thrombocytopenia. Transfusion Alternative in Transfusion Medicine 2:127-134. 2006.
  11. Hamilton R, Kickler TS. Bovine hemoglobin specific IgG antibody cross reacts with human hemoglobin but does not lyse red cells. Transfusion. 47:723-8, 2007.
  12. Ganesh SK, Sharma Y, Dayhoff J, Fales HM, Van Eyk J, Kickler TS, Nabel EG. Detection of venous thromboembolism by proteomic serum biomarkers.PLoS ONE. 2007 Jun 20;2:e544.
  13. Asmis L, Segal J, Fink N, Kerman J, Kickler T, et al. Heparin induced antibodies and cardiovascular risk in patients on dialysis. J Thrombosis and Haemostasis. 100: 498-504 2008.
  14. Nazarian S, Thompson J, Gluckman T, Laws K, Jayesh J, Kickler TS, Rade J. Clinical and Laboratory Factors associated with shear dependent platelet hyper-reactivity in patients on aspirin therapy. Thrombosis Research 125: 122-128, 2009.
  15. Walker TJ, Nelson LD, Dunphy BW, Anderson DM, Kickler TS. Comparative evaluation of the Iris iQ200 body fluid module with manual hemacytometer count. Am J Clin Pathol. 2009 Mar;131(3):333-8.
  16. Strouse JJ, Tamma P, Takemoto CM Kickler TS,. D-dimer for the diagnosis of venous thromboembolism in children. Am J Hematol. 2009 Jan;84(1):62-66.
  17. Garibaldi B, Malani R, Yeh HC, Lipson E, Michell D, Bennett M, Moliterno A, McDevitt MA, Kickler TS. Estimation of platelet production in patients with HIV related thrombocytopenia. Am J Hematol. 2009 Dec;84(12):852-5.
  18. Gluckman TJ, Segal JB, Schulman SP, Shapiro EP, Kickler TS, Rade JJ. Effect of antiplatelet factor 4 heparin antibody     induction on saphenous vein graft occlusion after     coronary artery surgery. J Thromb Haemost. 2009 Sep;7(9):1457-64.
  19. Mehta BM, Kani AN, Chen C, Jani J, Kickler T. Petri M. Endogenous Thrombin Potential in Assessment of Hypercoagulation. Am J Hematology 85:83-87, 2010.
  20. Gluckman T, Segal J, Kickler T, Rade J. Effect of Heparin Antibodies on VeinGraft occlusion. J Thrombosis Hemostasis 7:1457-1464, 2010.
  21. Gluckman, TJ. McLean RC,SchulmanSP, Kickler TS, Shapiro E, Conte J, McNicholas K, Segal J, Rade J. Effects of aspirin responsiveness and platelet reactivity on early vein graft thrombosis after coronary artery bypass graft surgery. J Am Coll Cardiol. 57: 1069-77, 2011.
  22. Lynch DR, Kickler TS Rade JJ. Recurrent myocardial infarction associated with getitinib therapy. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2010 Dec 25 [Epub ahead of print]
  23. Gluckman TJ, McLean RC, Schulman SP, Kickler TS, Jade J. Effects of aspirin responsiveness and platelet reactivity on early vein graft thrombosis after coronary artery  bypass graft surgery. J Am Coll Cardiol. 57:1069-77, Mar 1, 2011.
  24. Tai H, Lai H, Jani J, Lai S, Kickler TS. HIV infection and cocaine use induce endothelial damage and dysfunction in African Americans. Int J Cardiol. 2011 May 18.
  25. Slichter SJ, Bolgiano D, Kao KJ, Kickler TS, McFarland J, McCullough J Persistance of lymyphocytoxic antibodies in the TRAP Trial. Transfus Med Rev. 25(2):102-10, 2011.